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Magnitude 5.6 - NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA
2004 June 20 11:54:02 UTC

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver

A moderate earthquake occurred at 11:54:02 (UTC) on Sunday, June 20, 2004. The magnitude 5.6 event has been located in NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)
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Magnitude 5.6
Date-Time Sunday, June 20, 2004 at 11:54:02 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Sunday, June 20, 2004 at 8:54:02 PM
= local time at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 0.695S, 133.151E
Depth 19.7 km (12.2 miles) set by location program
Region NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA
Distances
105 km (65 miles) WNW of Manokwari, Papua, Indonesia
210 km (130 miles) E of Sorong, Papua, Indonesia
1320 km (820 miles) NNE of DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia
2985 km (1860 miles) E of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 9.9 km (6.2 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters Nst= 53, Nph= 53, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.76 sec, Gp= 97,
M-type=body magnitude (Mb), Version=Q
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usjyam
Felt Reports Felt in Manokwari.

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